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Rajnath Singh

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Rajnath Singh: Defence Minister of India
Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician serving as the Defence Minister of India. He is currently the Deputy Leader of the House Lok Sabha. He is the former President of Bharatiya Janata Party. He has previously served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and as a Cabinet Minister in the Vajpayee Government. He was the Home Minister in the First Modi Ministry. He has also served as the President of the BJP twice i.e. 2005 to 2009 and 2013 to 2014. He is a veteran leader of the BJP who started his career as a RSS Swayamsevak. He is an advocate of the party's Hindutva ideology. He has also served the party in the Uttar Pradesh state from where he started his political career as a youth leader. He was also the minister of Road Transport and Highways and Agriculture under Prime ministership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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PM Modi’s meeting on counter-drone policy; DRDO & IAF to provide tech to tackle UAVs | Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi’s meeting on counter-drone policy; DRDO & IAF to provide tech to tackle UAVs | Oneindia News

Yesterday, in a high-level meeting chaired by PM Modi, measures and tactics to tackle 'weaponised drones used for terror purposes' were discussed. The meeting was attended by Defence Minister Rajnath..

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Rajnath Singh met and interacted with Army veterans in Leh| Ladakh| MM Naravane| Oneindia News [Video]

Rajnath Singh met and interacted with Army veterans in Leh| Ladakh| MM Naravane| Oneindia News

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met and interacted with Army veterans in Leh on June 27. He was accompanied by Army Chief General MM Naravane. The Raksha Mantri, army personnel and veterans chanted..

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Rajnath Singh: INS Vikrant will be commissioned next year| Oneindia News [Video]

Rajnath Singh: INS Vikrant will be commissioned next year| Oneindia News

India's first 'made-in-India' Aircraft Carrier - INS Vikrant - will be commissioned next year, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said at the southern naval command in Kochi today. The oxygen audit..

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Defence minister Rajnath Singh flags in Army skiing expedition along China border


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PM Modi extends birthday wishes to Rajnath Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended greetings to Union defence minister Rajnath Singh on his birthday and said that he is an outstanding parliamentarian and administrator.
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Rajnath Singh flags off Covid-19 relief material for Himachal


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Drone attackers will be given a befitting reply, says Rajnath


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Country completely safe, Army prepared to face any challenge: Rajnath Singh


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PM holds high-level meeting with Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Ajit Doval


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Talks soon with Ladakh netas on political process: Rajnath Singh

India believes in resolving disputes through dialogue with neighbours, but is always prepared to give "a befitting reply if provoked", defence minister Rajnath Singh reiterated on Monday during a visit..
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Rajnath Singh dedicates to nation 63 bridges in 6 states and 2 UTs


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Defence minister Rajnath Singh to visit Ladakh

The visit which will be more than one day visit will have BRO infrastructure programmes as the key focus.
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Rajnath meets lieutenant governors of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh


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India's response to external aggression has always been resolute: Rajnath Singh


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India 'priest' of world peace, but capable of replying to aggression: Rajnath

In a statement seen as an implicit message to Beijing, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that though India is a peace loving country, it has the capability to reply to aggression.
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In Chinese minister presence, Rajnath backs free, open SCS

India stands for a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific and supports freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, said defence minister Rajnath Singh at a multilateral forum being attended by his..
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh extends support to freedom of navigation in South China Sea

Rajnath Singh has extended freedom of navigation in the South China Sea at the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus).
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India calls for free, open Indo-Pacific, supports freedom of navigation: Rajnath Singh at ADMM+


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Rajnath to speak at regional security meet on Wednesday

Defence minister Rajnath Singh will virtually address a meeting of a grouping comprising 10-nation ASEAN and some of its dialogue partners on Wednesday.
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Rajnath Singh to address ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Plus on Wednesday

The meet will see the Singh sharing the virtual stage with the Defence ministers of China, Japan, Russia and the US Defence secretary.
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Rajnath Singh approves budgetary support of over Rs 498 crore for innovations in defence sector

Defence minister Rajnath Singh has approved budgetary support of nearly Rs 499 crore for research and innovation in the defence sector for the next five years. The defence ministry on Sunday said the..
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Rajnath approves policy on archiving, declassification of war histories


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Rajnath Singh invites Swedish defence majors to set up manufacturing hubs in India


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10,000 sachets of anti-Covid drug 2-DG to be available in market from Thursday, says Rajnath Singh


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Cyclone Tauktae: Rajnath Singh lauds efforts and operations by armed forces, Indian Coast Guard


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Rajnath releases first batch of DRDO’s anti-Covid oral drug


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DRDO says its anti-COVID drug 2-DG should work against various strains

The first batch of the anti-COVID drug was released by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday.
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Rajnath Singh reviews Covid relief efforts of armed forces


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Rajnath Singh releases DRDO's anti-Covid drug 2-DG


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Centre, states doing everything possible to tackle Covid-19 crisis: Rajnath

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the Centre and the state governments are doing everything possible to tackle the Covid-19 crisis, while asserting that only those who perform commit..
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Defence organisations engaged in mitigating people's sufferings amid Covid surge: Rajnath


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Rajnath Singh lauds Mamata Banerjee for 'victory' in assembly polls

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday congratulated Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, as trends suggested her party would register a thumping victory in the West Bengal assembly polls...
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Rajnath asks military officials to monitor progress of initiatives taken to help fight pandemic

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday asked top military and Defence Ministry officials to closely monitor the progress of various initiatives they have embarked upon to support the civilian..
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DRDO to set up 500 medical oxygen plants within 3 months: Rajnath Singh


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Covid-19: Rajnath reviews defence ministry's efforts to deal with pandemic

The three services as well as other wings of the ministry of defence (MoD) ministry have been extending support to various state governments and union territories in dealing with the massive surge in..
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Rajnath Singh asks armed forces to extend help to state govts in dealing with Covid


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Covid-19: Rajnath asks armed forces to extend help to civil administrations

​​ Sources in the security establishment said following Singh's communication to Army Chief Gen MM Naravane, it was decided that the Army would consider offering treatment to civilians in its..
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Covid: Defence minister ask Army Chief, Defence Secy, DRDO chief to offer expertise, facilities to civilians

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday spoke to the Army Chief MM Naravane, Defence Secretary and chief of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and asked them to offer available..
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Covid-19: Rajnath Singh directs DRDO to provide 150 jumbo oxygen cylinders to UP govt

An additional 1,000 cylinders would be provided by the DRDO later. The oxygen would be supplied to hospitals in Lucknow for Covid-19 patients. The Covid-19 situation in Uttar Pradesh has deteriorated..
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Plan to counter future threats: Rajnath Singh to IAF


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Didi's conduct unbecoming of a CM, says Rajnath Singh


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Judicial probe against Central agencies 'unfortunate', says Rajnath Singh


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Rajnath Singh-Lloyd Austin meet: China's action at LAC, Pakistan discussed

Both sides spoke on "free and open Indo-Pacific", a term increasingly in usage amid the Chinese aggressive actions in the region.
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US Def Secretary scheduled to begin India visit Friday; focus on expansion of strategic ties

Ways to further strengthen India-US strategic ties, boosting cooperation in the Indo-Pacific in the face of growing Chinese assertiveness and the Afghan peace process are expected to be the key focus..
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US Defence Secretary on three day India visit from today - full schedule here

During his India visit, US Defence Secretary will meet Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and other leaders, the Pentagon announced on Wednesday.
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BKU chief Naresh Tikait for Rajnath, Satya Pal Malik, KC Tyagi as mediators between farmers and Centre: Key developments


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Rajnath slams Mamata over law & order, says BJP will play 'khela' of peace and development

Slamming the Mamata Banerjee government over alleged slide in the law and order situation, defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday the "khela" (game) that will be played in West Bengal after the..
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BJP committed to promise of Uniform Civil Code: Rajnath Singh


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Connectivity achieved on 59 roads along border with China: Rajnath Singh


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BJP meet: Rajnath urges dialogue between farmers, govt

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday urged dialogue between the protesting farmers and the Centre while addressing a meeting of BJP office-bearers, during which he also invoked the border clashes..
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Congress allied with AIUDF only to grab power: Rajnath Singh

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi had never allied with the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), but now the Congress joined hands with the Badruddin Ajmal-led party only to grab power in..
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Terrorism, insurgency on decline in Assam, state on path of progress: Rajnath Singh


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